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Living with cancer events

Find out about services for people living with cancer, and tell us what you think.

Are you undergoing treatment for cancer or have you recently completed treatment?

We would like to hear your views on how we deliver information and advice to people living with, and beyond, cancer in Leicester. Macmillan Cancer Support and the NHS have developed the Recovery Package and we would value your opinion on how the package will work best for people in our local communities.

How to share your views

If you would like a paper copy sent to you, please call us on 0116 295 1116

  • Come to one of our events.

We are holding a series of events where we would really appreciate your time in coming along to share your views on the information and support that’s currently available and what would be most helpful in future.

What will happen at the events?

At each event you can hear about the Recovery Package, hear from cancer nurse specialists and Macmillan information staff who will be giving advice and answering your questions about cancer treatment and living with cancer. Anyone who is affected by cancer, including carers and family members, are welcome.

The event lasts for two hours and you can stay for all or some of the presentations. Feedback from all our ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ events taking place across Leicestershire will be available in July 2019.

Event details:

Each event starts at 11.00am and ends at 2.00pm. You can stay for all or some of the presentations.

In the table below, please click on the date for the event you are interested in, to see more details and to reserve a place for yourself.

Alternatively, you can call us on 0116 295 1116.

7th Feb 2019 St Matthews Big Local

St Matthews House

25 Kamloops Cres

Leicester LE1 2HX

21st Feb 2019 Highfields Community Centre

96 Melbourne Rd

Leicester LE2 0DS

7th March 2019


Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre

Rothley St

Leicester LE4 6LF



2nd May 2019



Leicester Centre for Integrated Living

Westend Neighbourhood Centre

Andrewes Street

Leicester LE3 5PA



9th May 2019



Clarence House, Age UK

46 Humberstone Gate

Leicester LE1 3PJ

23rd May 2019 Loughborough Town Hall

Market Place

Loughborough LE11 3EB

6th June 2019 Freer Community Centre

off Leicester Road

Wigston LE18 1HQ

13th June 2019 Voluntary Action Rutland

Lands’ End Way

Oakham LE15 6RB

27th June 2019 Penman Spicer Community Hall

Park Ln,

Melton Mowbray LE13 0PT


What is the Recovery Package?

It is an overall support and self-management package for people affected by cancer – it gives tailored information and advice on different aspects of living: physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle, how to manage the consequences of treatment, and information, financial and work support.

Read more about The Recovery Package